We are pleased to report exciting developments in our initiative, Creating Compassionate Communities. In fulfilling its mission of advancing humane awareness, Palo Alto Humane Society (PAHS) expanded its partnerships with veterinary clinics, rescue groups, organizations, schools, and neighborhoods.
Palo Alto Humane Society (PAHS) is pleased to announce the winner of its Ambassadors of Compassion story writing competition for middle school students.
Tell a story and be an Ambassador of Compassion! For students grades 7 and 8 Students in grades 7 and 8 are invited to write a story on the theme of animals and people helping each other in emotional and or physical ways. The story should speak to how compassionate action makes a difference in […]
Every month of May Pet Food Express holds its annual Save a Kitten fundraiser to coincide with kitten season. Funds and/or supplies are delivered to local rescue groups, shelters, and humane societies to help them care for the kittens and mothers. This year Pet Food Express awarded $896 from funds collected at local stores to PAHS […]
The final week of Little Veterinary School Summer Camp for 2017 began on Monday, July 31, with an extended presentation about different kinds of animal rescue. PAHS education volunteer Patty Hurley and education manager Leonor Delgado were joined by Isabelle Knudde from Clorofil and Tracey Thurston from the Humane Society of the United States to teach the students about rescue efforts. […]
Therapy dog Jesse came to Little Veterinary School Summer Camp at Cubberley Community Center in Palo Alto on Monday, July 24, accompanied by his person Chris Witzel. Jesse is a comfort dog who visits homebound seniors and people who are hospitalized or are in assisted living facilities. He’s also been a valuable volunteer in PAHS’ education programs. After learning […]
Because PAHS comes to the aid of many feral and abandoned cats and our organization is always interested in developments in helping such cats, Leonor Delgado, the education manager, and Reine Flexer, the volunteer coordinator for cat issues and a longtime education volunteer, made a brief stop at Fat Kitty City on Thursday, July 20. Fat Kitty […]
Shoppers at Alex and Ani, an eco-friendly jewelry store in the Stanford Shopping Center, exchanged greetings with Ani and her new friend Bella at the store’s fundraising event for PAHS the evening of Tuesday, July 18. Ani is one of PAHS’ PAWS 2 PAHS canine volunteers and usually visits schools, after-school programs, and senior assisted living […]
On Monday, July 17, Sonoma accompanied his person Dorothy Fletcher on a visit to Little Veterinary School Summer Camp held at Escondido Elementary on the Stanford University campus. Sonoma is an 11-year old mobility service dog from CCI (Canine Companions for Independence), and he helps Dorothy at home and in the greater community. Dorothy and Sonoma showed the campers some of […]
On Wednesday, June 28, PAHS staff and Board of Directors, along with donors and dedicated volunteers, joined together at our Legacy Circle event. Each year at the Legacy Circle gathering PAHS inducts new legacy donors into the Circle and recognizes an outstanding volunteer. The Palo Alto Sheraton most graciously provided the beautiful setting and refreshments for the […]